Book List 3rd Grade 2017-18

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Non-Battle of the Books titles may also be ordered at the same time if you so desire.

The Boxcar Children Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780807508527
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - May 15th, 1989

Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are orphans. Determined to make it on their own, they set out to find a safe place to live. They discover an old, red boxcar that provides shelter from a storm. Against all odds, they make it into their home--and become the Boxcar Children.


Charlotte's Web Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780064400558
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Published: HarperCollins - April 10th, 2012

This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect." This paperback edition includes a foreword by two-time Newbery winning author Kate DiCamillo.


Freckle Juice Cover Image
By Judy Blume, Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Illustrator)
$4.79
ISBN: 9781481411028
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 27th, 2014

What's a guy gotta do to get some freckles? This perennial bestselling favorite from Judy Blume has a fresh new look


George's Marvelous Medicine Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780142410356
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Published: Puffin Books - August 16th, 2007

A taste of her own medicine.


James and the Giant Peach Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$6.39
ISBN: 9780142410363
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Published: Puffin Books - August 16th, 2007

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG


A Lion to Guard Us Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780064403337
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Published: HarperCollins - October 20th, 1989

The inspiring story that The New Yorker called "an exciting tale with top-notch writing," about one girl facing harsh conditions and huge responsibility as she brings her family to the American colonies.


Little House in the Big Woods Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9780060581800
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Published: HarperCollins - May 11th, 2004

Immerse yourself in Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House series, now featuring Garth Williams' classic art in vibrant full-color


Miss Rumphius: Story and Pictures Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780140505399
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Published: Puffin Books - June 23rd, 2010

Alice made a promise to make the world a more beautiful place, then a seed of an idea is planted and blossoms into a beautiful plan. This beloved classic and celebration of nature--written by a beloved Caldecott winner--is lovelier than ever


Molly's Pilgrim Cover Image
By Barbara Cohen, Daniel Mark Duffy (Illustrator)
$3.19
ISBN: 9780688162801
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Published: HarperCollins - April 26th, 2005

A modern Thanksgiving classic about an immigrant girl who comes to identify with the story of the Pilgrims, as she seeks religious freedom and a home in a new land.

As Molly nears her first Thanksgiving in the New World, she doesn't find much to be thankful for. Her classmates giggle at her Yiddish accent and make fun of her unfamiliarity with American ways.


Mr. Popper's Penguins Cover Image
$6.39
ISBN: 9780316058438
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Published: Little, Brown Young Readers - November 2nd, 1992

This Newbery Honor-winning novel, with over 1 million copies sold, now celebrates its 80th anniversary with a new look and interior illustrations


Muggie Maggie Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Tracy Dockray (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780380710874
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Published: HarperCollins - April 14th, 2015

In this humorous and relatable novel from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, a girl must overcome her rebellious attitude toward learning cursive.


My Father's Dragon Cover Image
$6.36
ISBN: 9780394890487
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 1987

When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon.

This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Stories) in Appendix B.


Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Cover Image
By Eleanor Coerr, Ronald Himler (Illustrator)
$5.59
ISBN: 9780142401132
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Published: Puffin Books - April 12th, 2004

"An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable." --Booklist, starred review


Tornado Cover Image
By Betsy Cromer Byars, Doron Ben-Ami (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780064420631
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Published: HarperCollins - December 28th, 2004

A tornado appears in the distance, and Pete, the farmhand, gathers everyone into the storm cellar. While they wait for the storm to pass, he tells the family about the dog dropped down by a tornado when Pete was a boy. Named Tornado, Pete′s pet was no ordinary dog -- he played card tricks, saved a turtle′s life, and had a rivalry with the family cat.


The World According to Humphrey Cover Image
$4.79
ISBN: 9780142403525
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Published: Puffin Books - July 12th, 2010

The first book in the series about everyone's favorite classroom pet